Monday, June 29, 2015

What is Industrial Hemp? Page 2

The terms “hemp” and “industrial hemp” refer to varieties of Cannabis sativa characterized by low levels of the primary psychoactive chemical (tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC) in their leaves and flowers (Less than 2%). Although total industrial hemp acreage worldwide is small, farmers in more than 30 countries grow the crop commercially for fiber, seed, and oil for use in a variety of industrial and consumer products, including food. (1)
Industrial Hemp Field Image by Phil Warner.jpgIndustrial Hemp Field Image (2)
(1) (2) Scotty-MOhemp Energy 2015 I estimate the Field of Industrial Fiber Hemp in photo are close to 18 feet tall.  Image Supplied by: Phil Warner-Eco Fiber


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